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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
6/19/1747 Nadirshaha passed away.
6/19/1871 Madhavrao Sapre was born.
6/19/1877 Pandurang Chimanaji Patil, famous agriculturist of Maharashtra, was born.
6/19/1901 Raj Chandra Bose, Indian mathematician and statistician, was born at Hosangabad in Madhya Pradesh. He made many valuable contributions to the subject. He discovered new codes for telecommunication. In 1976, America's highest honour to a scientist came to Bose as he was elected Fellow of the US Academy of Sciences.
6/19/1931 Nandini Satpathy, politician, was born at Cuttack in Orissa.
6/19/1947 Salman Rushdie, English writer, was born in Bombay.
6/19/1949 People of Chandernagar, the French Indian Settlement, decided to merge with the Indian Union.
6/19/1966 Shiv Sena was established.
6/19/1979 Morarji Desai resigns after split in Janata Party.
6/19/1981 APPLE, India's first experimental geo-stationary telecommunication satellite having experimental communication satellite, successfully launched by European Ariane, Kourou, French Guiana. This is the first to be stabilized on 3 axes.
6/19/1990 NDC approves approach paper to the Eighth Plan.
6/19/1990 13 Sri Lankan Tamils, including EPRLF Secretary General Padmanabha, were shot dead in Madras reportedly by LTTE men.
6/19/1991 Sudhakar Rao Naik (Cong-I) sworn in as the Maharashtra CM.
6/19/1995 In an unprecedented move, UP Speaker Dhani Ram Verma adjourns the two-day special session called to prove Mayavati Government's majority in the House. Later, the House gathers, rejects the sine die adjournment and unanimously elects B.R. Verma (BSP) as new presiding officer to conduct the business of the House.
6/19/1995 India and US officially launch Indo-US Commercial Alliance during US Trade Secretary's visit.
6/19/1996 Kerala LDF govt. decides to reopen the ISRO espionage case, which was closed by the CBI.
6/19/1997 Indian flag cargo ship, M. V. Arcadia Pride, sinks in inclement weather, seven nautical miles off Colaba, Mumbai, leaving four sailors dead and 20 missing. In the rescue and search operation by the Indian Navy, nine persons were rescued.
6/19/1997 Indian Prime Minister and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, spoke for first time on restored hotline, to reiterate their committment to comprehensive dialogue, including Kashmir.
6/19/1999 The ''people's bus'' from Calcutta rolls into Dhaka and is formally received by the Prime Minister and his Bangladesh counterpart.
6/19/2000 Babu Parmanand, former speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, sworn in as the 12th Governor of Haryana.
6/19/2000 Salgocar wins the Pondicherry Millennium All India Football tournament in Pondicherry.


Other Historical Dates and Events
2/17/1994Chimanbhai Patel, chief minister of Gujrat, passed away at the age of 65 years.
6/3/1930George John Fernandes, social reformer and politician, was born in Mangalore (Karnataka).
1/9/1854Govind Vasudev Kanitkar, noted poem writier, novelist and translator, was born.
10/11/1994Molly Chacko at Hiroshima sets record for 3000m (Women) in 9.06.42.
7/12/1960Ranchi University was established.
1/8/1996Maharashtra government clears Enron Dhabol power project at a tariff of Rs. 1.86 per unit.
6/22/1955Sadashiv Garpatrao Shinde, cricketer (12 wkts in 7 Tests for India), died at the age of 31.
7/22/1981India's first experimental geo-stationary communication satellite 'Apple' started working which was launched on June 19, 1981.
8/19/1916Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, former President of India, was born.
7/6/1986Babu Jagjivan Ram, valiant freedom fighter, passed away. He held many prominent ministerial portfolios such as Communication Minister (1952-56), Railway Minister (1956-62), Food and Agriculture Minister (1967-70), Defence Minister (1970-74). After 1977, he became the Deputy Prime Minister (Defence) in Janta regime. Thereafter, he established Congress (J). His uninterrupted representation in the Parliament from 1936 to 1986 is a world record.(5-4-91).